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Features

6 Ways The Water Crisis Has Inspired Innovation in Cape Town

You’ll find these water-saving ideas from ordinary Capetonians – at universities and schools, in their homes and neighbourhoods – interesting

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News

Here's How Much Less You'll Pay to go up the Cableway This Winter

The latest tickets prices and opening hours to see our amazing natural wonder of the world

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Beer, Bokkoms, Sokkie Treffers and Chamber Music

Plus this month’s to-do list: fix a hospice, save an animal shelter, roll a barrel  

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Social

This Cape Town Youth Institution Uses Skateboarding to Teach Valuable Life Skills

The skateboard project by the Salesian Institute Cape Town teaches important life skills

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Best of CT

Bars, Pubs and Restaurants Screening Nothing But The Rugby World Cup

And several others that will put it on if you ask

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Wine & Dine

Finer Dining at La Mouette

This French style restaurant is a little oasis in Sea Point

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Best of CT

Practise Your Swing At One of These Golf Courses

Our pick of pristine Mother City golf courses and clubs

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Features

Cape Town's Next Storm Loading (+ videos from last night)

Dams overflowing! Rooftops flying! From the funny to the serious, about last night... (and what's that on the horizon?)

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Heaters
Features

Which Heater is Best for Keeping Your Family Warm on A Budget this Winter?

We sized up various heating devices to determine which will keep you the most cosy for the least cash

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News

FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup make over for Cape Town

Mother City prepares itself for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup

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Out!

Get Ready For Winter Festival Season

Who says festivals are only reserved for summer?

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Wine & Dine

What’s Behind the Secret Shortmarket Street Door You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed?

A hidden door, a new secret restaurant with Latin-style aperitivo snacks and cocktails, easy food and select cuts of meat by the Argentinean chef you just might recognise – here’s why we think you’ll love Picadas, our latest discovery

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Holiday

It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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Lou Lou's
Wine & Dine

Lou Lou’s Bar and Restaurant in Cape Quarter

Come for drinks, stay for dinner… or the DJ on select nights. But just come!

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Wine & Dine

The Piano Bar in Cape Town

This soulful De Waterkant haunt is home to the ultimate trio: live music, creative cocktails and tapas

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10 Questions

10 Questions For: Suzelle DIY

The authority on everything from ‘how to change a plug’ to ‘how to peel a lot of potatoes’, this Somerset West-based meisie quickly became a YouTube sensation thanks to her quirky online DIY video series

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News

Artisan soap and skincare products in Cape Town

Our soap makers lather up the natural way

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10 Questions

Sneak Peak: Youngsta CPT Drops Video To New Cape Town-Set Film Soundtrack

This chart-topping, raw rapping and lyrical artist gives us, yet again, a deeper look into who he is

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Out!

The Fugard Theatre in District Six

'A little bit of magic'

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Wine & Dine

Take a Bite of Beirut at Rafael Lebanese Cafe in Sea Point

Freshly-made falafel from a real Lebanese recipe – with a takeaway price of only R10 each

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Best of CT

7 Bespoke Bucket List Experiences That Will Blow You Away

From anniversaries to proposals and weekend getaways, whatever the occasion, Celestial Gift Experiences has an activity to match. Plus as a CapeTownMagazine.com reader, you get R100 off your first Celestial Gifts experience by using the coupon code "CGECPTMR2018" when booking.

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Hermanus Overview
Holiday

Hello Hermanus!

This coastal town has something for everyone

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Wine & Dine

Top Father’s Day gift ideas in Cape Town

Your old man deserves more than a pair of socks and a handshake 

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Best of CT

Niche, Specialty and Unique Online Stores

Tiny teepees for the kids, a spin ‘round the track for adrenaline junkies, and aFREAKa onsies for everyone.

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Wine & Dine

Ho Ho How to Celebrate Christmas in July

Great ways to ring in ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ during Cape Town’s winter 

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10 Questions

This Cannes Young Directors Award Winner Just Released a Rad New Movie on YouTube [Watch]

Dan Mace teamed up with Youtube superstars to release Getting to 368. A few years before that he spoke to us about his love of film and Cape Town and his fear of street fighting 

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Cape Confidential

Top Tips to Visiting Table Mountain During Cape Town’s Peak Season

A ‘How To’ guide for anyone planning to visit the Mother City’s New7Wonder of Nature in high season

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Social

Find The Most Unique Diamond Rings In Cape Town

Fall in love with Cape Diamonds’ fynbos range and get expert advice on diamonds

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Wedding Rings
Out!

Planning a Memorable Wedding in Cape Town

Because there’s a lot more to it than saying ‘I do’

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Best of CT

Romantic gift ideas in Cape Town

Sweep your soul mate off their feet

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Braai
Cape Confidential

Your Guide to Becoming a Braai Master

Everything you need to know about braaing like a seasoned South African

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Township Ramen
Wine & Dine

Ever heard of Township Ramen? We're Excited About The Rumblings of a New Eatery Coming Soon

Word on the street is that there’s a healthy and affordable ramen spot coming to Cape Town – here’s what we know so far

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News

South African Immigration Regulation Revision

Important immigration law updates fo foreigners looking to visit, study and live in the country

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Best of CT

Top Cigar Bars in Cape Town

Restaurants and bars where having a puff is a pleasure

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Best of CT

Top Indian Restaurants in Cape Town

A selection of the best places to get curry, tandoori, biryani and other Eastern-inspired food in the Mother City

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Features

There's So Much To Love About Beluga

Whether it’s fantastic sushi and cocktails you are looking for, live music over the weekends or a bespoke whisky members lounge, they’ve got you covered

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Avontuur
Wine & Dine

Unusual Food and Drink Pairings To Try in Cape Town

Go beyond the conventional cheese and wine pairing experience  

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News

Road Closures for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

Your guide to road closures and parking restrictions during this major Cape Town race

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Cape Confidential

Where to Recycle in Cape Town?

Your guide to recycling companies and depots in the Mother City, from curb side collection services to civic drop-off sites

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News

Human Rights Day: How To Celebrate And Make It An Extra-long Weekend

See what you can get up to, how to make it an extra-long weekend, plus the history behind the public holiday

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Wildlife & Nature

12 Caves to Discover in Cape Town and Surrounds

Go and explore these mysterious dens, they make for great Instagram shots too

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Social

Eat, Drink and Be Merry This St. Patrick's Day

The places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Cape Town this year  – who knows, you may find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

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News

How to Apply for Permanent Residence in South Africa

Everything you need to know about permanent residence permit applications, including info on work and business visa requirements

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Social

How to Apply for a South African Retirement Visa

Everything you need to know about applications for retired temporary and permanent residency in South Africa

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Under Oaks
Wine & Dine

Under Oaks Offers the Perfect Corporate Breakaway

Get the work done in the peaceful surrounds of this Paarl winelands gem

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City News

Work & Co Shared Office Space in Cape Town

Become inspired, get connected and be part of the working community at the city centre’s newest co-working space

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News

Watch: Daredevil Rock Climbers Leap off Table Mountain

Three rock climbers scale the country's most iconic mountain then leap off it. 

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News

Incredible Photos of the Thunder and Lightning in Cape Town Last Night

Thunderbolts and lightning – a gallery of the Cape Town storm

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Best of CT

100 Best Scenic Pics of Cape Town & Western Cape

Journey with us as we discover some of the most beautiful pictures of our magnificent city 

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Pack a picnic to enjoy with family and watch awe-inspiring fire tricks and ...

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Get the party juices flowing with DJ Ready D and a host of local DJs performing ...

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Top local blues, folk and rock musicians take to the stage at a festival in ...

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Learn how to make the most of one ingredient at this incredible cooking (and ...

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Learn the tricks of authentic South African cooking with professional chefs at ...

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Fly first class with Alcazar and Cape Town Helicopters this festive season

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Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

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2 two nights accommodations, a half-day cooking course with lunch or dinner, and a recipe ...

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Expert DJ lessons and a guaranteed first SoundCloud mix for your budding EDM superstar

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Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

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From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

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Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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16 teambuilding activities and why they work

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And drink in the view of Table Mountain across the bay

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From R18 coffee to half-price burgers

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Idyllic Swellendam farm accommodation with a special game drive and picnic amongst the ...

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Improve your fitness, strength and overall functionality with the Functional Performance ...

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Get a discount on drinks and tapas before local musicians step up to entertain you

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Just use the promo code when booking a 4X4 and camping equipment

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Vegan options, halaal-friendly, casual but beautifully decorated: Sundoo South Indian ...

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Live Thursdays: Come in your slops to this chic Camps Bay spot for great food and live ...

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Fill up your plate and tuck into a tasty lunch spread every Wednesday and Thursday: From ...

WSDC Shark Jumping 4White Shark Diving Company’s Shark ...

See a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle with shark experts in Gansbaai

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Get two sushi plates, pay for one, plus women also get 50% off on all cocktails on ...

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Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night ...

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

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False Bay’s finest family fun zone is offering a complimentary game of mini golf with ...

Masala dosaCook Traditional Indian Food on Long ...

Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

tjing_momjii_3Next-Level Dining At Tjing Tjing Momiji

Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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There’s a range of games, from strategic to free play

Polkadraai_and_popcorn_popcorn_and_wine1Polkadraai & Popcorn Wine Pairing Back ...

Check out the anti-serious wine pairing in the Western Cape with Polkadraai & Popcorn

golden_tree_lighting_ceremonySiya Kolisi And Boity Light Up The ...

Actress and rapper Boity is flying in especially for the occasion

Black CoffeeBlack Coffee Live On An Artificial Beach

The iconic house muso is bringing friends to make NYE happen early at Shimmy Beach

capegate-summer-splashWater Slides, Surf Simulators and ...

Plus sand building, kite making and water wars on Saturdays

aroundaboutnew3Season Specials And More With ...

From R200 vouchers and free upgrades, drive away with more value adds

Xmas Gift Fair11-Days Of Christmas Gifts at a Fab ...

Bring the kids for a show and games and get some good eats too

William_Kentridge_2A Monumental Exhibition At The Norval ...

The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

Marianne Wine EstateStay at Marianne Wine Estate for 20% ...

There are plenty of accommodation options at this winery that sits between Stellenbosch ...

Land_RewovenSee This Fascinating Interpretation of ...

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese ...

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Three days of gin pairings, massages and pool (or fireside bar) parties on a private ...

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It’s a 6-sleeper with panoramic views of the Breedkloof valley.

Kinky BootsSmash-Hit Kinky Boots Extended To 2020 ...

With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

kiff_kombis_wine_beer_2019Buckle Up For A Beer Safari

Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

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Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

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Discover the mysterious Lavender Lady, an unsinkable coffin, butchering barbers, exhumed ...

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Enjoy a true South African sundowner at this picturesque venue just outside of ...

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You, a couple friends, sitting at the Corona surfboard tables with your feet in the ...

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What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

Masala dosaCook Traditional Indian Food on Long ...

Learn a few tips and tricks to make authentic Indian dishes

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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New Year’s Eve 2019/2020: From The Party Of The Year To Ibiza-Style Bashes

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